Nation Topics - Publishing Industry
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The poems and a new biography of James Laughlin tells of his public success as a publisher and his private disappointments.
Censors thought it dirty and rebellious, but what makes Ulysses radical is its dramatization of the unending conflict between good and evil.
How the Internet and slashed budgets have endangered one of higher education’s most important institutions.
The only mystery about The Black-Eyed Blonde is when publishing derivative works became original.
For decades, first at Pantheon and then at the New Press, he was a lion of progressive publishing.
Women writers are far outnumbered by men in magazines and book reviews, but why? Part of the answer lies in book publishing.
A legal quirk enabled Samuel Roth to pirate Ulysses. Was Roth a copyright anarchist or a pioneer?
In his writing and life, Thomas Bernhard led a charge in the opposite direction. His publisher always broke his fall.
The merger of Penguin and Random House is part of a trend that has been deadly for literary authors and serious nonfiction.
A consolidated publishing industry, along with the right-wing media machine, has fostered the market for extremist hit jobs.